By The Water tells the story of Nedjma, a young Muslim girl wearing the hijab who gets assaulted in the street for it. Her attacker throws her hijab to the ground and runs away, leaving her on shock. On the other side of the street, Lola, an LGBTQ+ activist sees the scene and goes to… Continue reading By The Water: A Film by Maelle Leggiadro
This is a letter to my late great grandmother. She was a huge inspiration to me and I hope you enjoy my indulgence in words and nostalgia. Dear Nanny Joan, You wrote a poem that my mum showed me when I was younger. It was about how much things have changed from your childhood to… Continue reading Letters From Lockdown 1: Imy Brighty-Potts
To our readers and followers, we now have an online bookclub! Please read along and discuss with us in these tumultuous times! Join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1090564371311173/ Happy Reading!
Our third series is ‘Siggy’ with Tara Rooney (@itstararooney), a freelance photographer and doggo mama to Siggy. Tara and her pair of iconic Frida Kahlo socks invited Fran into the photography studio she has made for herself in the kitchen of her North London flat where the walls are covered in her gorgeous photography (go… Continue reading The Joy Project – Series Three: Siggy
Our second series is Closer with Rosa Caines (@rosa_caines), a glamorous and inclusive actress. Hugged by the faint scent of burning sage and David Bowie’s ‘Young Americans’ and buried in the pages of the books Rosa will one day lend to a friend and never get back, Fran supped on a cup of tea as… Continue reading The Joy Project – Series Two: Closer